February 27, 2024

Villages in Matiari, Sujawal districts submerged in flood water

Matiari flood

Villages in Matiari, Sujawal districts submerged in flood water

Many a villages of Matiari and Sujawal districts of Sindh have been submerged in flood water.

According to Deputy Commissioner Matiari, there was a breach in the Chandan Mori canal in Matiari, after which the water entered the nearby village.

He said that they are trying to fill the breach in the canal with the help of cranes and local people.

Deputy Commissioner Matiari further said that the gate of Chandan Mori Canal from Rohri Canal was broken due to which the flow of water has increased.

He also said that the canal is overflowing at more than four places, people are also trying to plug it there.

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A large number of local people including SSP Matiari reached the site of the breach in the canal and are busy trying to fill the breach.

Residents of many villages have taken shelter on the roofs of their houses and are waiting for help.

Villages evacuated in Sujawal

The water level in the Indus River at Sujawal is continuously rising.

In Sajawal, the people living in the Kacha area have evacuated their villages due to water inundation.

Banana plantations and vegetable fields in the Kacha area were also inundated, raising fears of crop damage.

rain and flood water affecting many tehsil in Sindh.

Flood pressure continues in Dadu while Khairpur Nathan Shah city is submerged in water. There is only water around Mehar and Johi city.

The work of strengthening the ring road to save the cities is going on, while the traffic going to Punjab and Balochistan on the national highway near Mehar has been closed for 3 days.

With national highways blocked or affected, relief teams are also facing difficulties in reaching the victims.